Tindale's Catalogue of Australian Aboriginal Tribes
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Malngin (WA)
LocationWestern boundary on upper Ord River at Flecker Creek; north-northeast to Lissadell, Rosewood, and Argyle Downs; westward to eastern scarp of Carr Boyd Range at Carlton Gorge; eastward only in the valley of the Ord River and the lower Negri River; south to Nicholson River junction with Ord River. They have been ascribed also to the area southwest of Victoria River mouth but without definite boundaries; the people there are of a separate tribe, the Arnga.
Co-ordinates128°45'E x 17°0'S
Area5,600 sq. m. (14,600 sq. km.)
ReferencesElkin, 1933; Davidson, 1935; Kaberry, 1937, 1939; Capell, 1940; Tindale, 1953 MS; Meggitt, 1955; Berndt and Berndt, 1964; C. Berndt, 1965.
Alternative NamesMalgin, Malngjin.
This information is reproduced from NB Tindale's Aboriginal Tribes of Australia (1974). Please be aware that much of the data relating to Aboriginal language group distribution and definition has undergone revision since 1974. Please note also that this catalogue represents Tindale's attempt to depict Aboriginal tribal distribution at the time of European contact.

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